Divorce & Separation. Legal news and articles for March 30 - 31, 2012

Private affairs come out in divorce courtsThe end gameLaw to help divorced Indian women avoid financial ruinDivorcing? NYC Plays Host to Divorce Expo This WeekendThe end gameNew Nationwide Divorce and Child Custody Program for Men Beats Mississippi Bar ...Easy divorce a threat to family tiesWant to save marriage? Crack down on divorceNYC Divorce Expo is 'antidote' to wedding industryFAMILY LAW: The future of maintenance in divorceKris Humphries & Kim Kardashian Divorce : IT'S WAR'Divorce Shop' operator no lawyer, says BC Law SocietyNew family laws are divorced from realityFinance & Divorce Spring Update 2012Maharashtra tops nation in divorce cases

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Sadie Frost: 'Phone Hacking Made Me Distrust Jude Law'
Contactmusic.comMarch 1, 2012

Actress Sadie Frost has opened up about the phone hacking ordeal that turned her divorce battle with Jude Law into a living hell, insisting the pair stopped trusting each other when they were targeted by a British tabloid. Law sued for breach of ...more »

Must Maryland churches bully gays?
Baltimore SunMarch 3, 2012

Gay marriage is now the law, and these churches are trying to take away that right of security between consenting adults who don't affect these churches. Church leaders should instead teach acceptance and love, address poverty, single-parent families, ...more »

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Private affairs come out in divorce courts
Daily MailMarch 31, 2012

'I'm getting to hear this a lot over the last three or four months,' said Hasan Anzar, a partner at ANZ Lawz, which also runs India's first 'exclusive' divorce law firm, DivorceLawyers.co.in. 'Of late, we do hear a number of cases where spouses deny ...more »

The end game
Hindustan TimesMarch 31, 2012

Such women, Lekhi feels, would benefit if the law gave them a share in the husband's property. Sharing matrimonial property is, in fact, one of the divorce-related clauses proposed in the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010, which seeks to amend parts ...more »

Law to help divorced Indian women avoid financial ruin
The NationalMarch 31, 2012

Now divorced, she has little to show for her nearly three decades of marriage. Under India's divorce laws, women like Mrs Ghosh risk financial ruin if they end their marriage. Three years ago, Mrs Ghosh, now 56, divorced her husband, an engineer who ...more »

Divorcing? NYC Plays Host to Divorce Expo This Weekend
Village Voice (blog)March 31, 2012

But that is what New York is playing host to this weekend with "Start Over Smart: A Modern Divorce Expo," taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th Street today and tomorrow. While this event is not about skirting the strict divorce laws...more »

The end game
Hindustan TimesMarch 31, 2012

Such women, Lekhi feels, would benefit if the law gave them a share in the husband's property. Sharing matrimonial property is, in fact, one of the divorce-related clauses proposed in the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010, which seeks to amend parts ...more »

New Nationwide Divorce and Child Custody Program for Men Beats Mississippi Bar ...
PR Web (press release)March 31, 2012

That has to include men discriminated against in divorce cases. And they don't teach in law school what I teach in “Winning Strategies.” This makes out-of-date lawyers uncomfortable. I expect other states to challenge this dynamite program as we open ...more »

Easy divorce a threat to family ties
India TodayMarch 31, 2012

The proposal to introduce 'irretrievable breakdown of marriage' as a ground for divorce is aimed at giving a spouse the right to walk out of a wrecked marriage. But allowing one of the parties to take a decision to end a relationship which is basically ...more »

Want to save marriage? Crack down on divorce
Minneapolis Star TribuneMarch 30, 2012

It would appear the real threat that he saw to the family was divorce (and remarriage), and we see the wreckage that is doing to families and children all around us. Want to protect marriage? How about enacting laws that make it tougher to get a ...more »

NYC Divorce Expo is 'antidote' to wedding industry
KATVMarch 30, 2012

Entertainment News from AP AP National News Video More>> Supreme Court takes up key health care law issue: Can the gov't force you to carry insurance? More>> NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's first-ever Divorce Expo is being touted as "one-stop shopping" ...more »

FAMILY LAW: The future of maintenance in divorce
Wisconsin Law JournalMarch 30, 2012

By Gregg Herman A March 4 article in The New York Times raises that issue, discussing how various states are considering and enacting laws designed to make maintenance or alimony more equitable. The article quotes a Florida physician who said he was ...more »

Kris Humphries & Kim Kardashian Divorce : IT'S WAR
Hollywood LifeMarch 30, 2012

Kim threw down the gauntlet with her new “My Divorce Hell” US Weekly cover story, now Kris Humphries insiders are firing back at a “smear” job. Kim Kardashian is “playing the victim card ” they tell Hollywoodlife.com exclusively !more »

'Divorce Shop' operator no lawyer, says BC Law Society
CBC.caMarch 30, 2012

The business came to the Law Society's attention when it was advertised in the legal services section of the Craigslist website in September 2011, according to the documents. The Law Society says in its claim that it hired private detective Sandra ...more »

New family laws are divorced from reality
TehelkaMarch 30, 2012

By Flavia Agnes IT APPEARS that “family laws” have suddenly become extremely topical, claiming front-page space in the print media and catching eyeballs in the electronic media. Things seem to be moving in so many different directions.more »

Finance & Divorce Spring Update 2012
Family Law WeekMarch 30, 2012

Joanna Grandfield, Associate (barrister), Anna Heenan, solicitor and David Salter, Joint Head of Family Law at Mills & Reeve LLP analyse the key financial remedies cases arising in the first quarter of 2012. The Spring Update deals with cases involving ...more »

Maharashtra tops nation in divorce cases
RediffMarch 30, 2012

The trend of filing a dowry harassment case along with a divorce plea has also gone down considerably, as a result of the fight by men's rights organisations against the unfair dowry laws under which false cases were filed to extract more compensation ...more »

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